Plastic Ban | GreenSutra | India

State Wide Plastic Ban : All you need to know

Maharashtra State put a ban on Plastic and Thermocol Products on 23rd March 2018. In its efforts to tackle growing problems of plastic pollution and solid waste, Maharashtra State government has issued a state wide[…]

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Mumbai's Dumping Ground Problems | GreenSutra | India

Enforce strict Environmental Rules says Supreme Court on Mumbai’s Dumping Ground Problems

Construction and Demolition Debris are Mumbai’s dumping ground problem. The Bombay High Court had imposed a ban on Mumbai’s Construction Sector due to the unregulated disposal of solid waste, construction debris and demolition debris that[…]

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Climate Change threatens Nilgiri Biosphere | Greensutra | India

Climate Change threatens Nilgiri Biosphere

Fauna and Flaura face endangerment at Nilgiri Biosphere. The Nilgiri Biosphere was first constituted by UNESCO in the year 1986. In the year 2012, UNESCO declared it as a World Heritage Site.It is situated in[…]

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VermiComposting | Greensutra | India

Vermicomposting : Basics and Facts

Compost from VermiComposting contains more antibiotic properties and higher amounts of natural plant growth hormones. VermiComposting is the process of composting organic waste using different species of worms. Compost produced using this method is known[…]

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Net Metering : Benefits and Policies | Greensutra | India

Net Metering : Benefits and Policies

Net Metering Systems area important to achieve Energy Security. A lot of people are adopting or moving closer to alternate energy sources like solar, wind, etc. whilst still drawing power from the main power grid.[…]

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The Ice Stupa Project | Greensutra | India

The Ice Stupa Project : Indias Artificial Glaciers 2.0

The Ice Stupa Project (Artificial Glaciers) is an innovative way to manage water shortage crisis in Northern India. Most villages in Ladakh, the cold mountain desert in the extreme north of India, are located around[…]

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BioPlastics : The Truth about Biodegradable Plastics | Greensutra | India

Bioplastics : The truth about Biodegradable Plastics

Most BioPlastics take approximately 3 to 6 months to decompose fully. BioPlastics : The truth about BioDegradable Plastics Bioplastics is a term that is used to describe all Bio-Based Polymers. These polymers are derived from[…]

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Composting Basics

Composting Basics : Things you need to know

Browns + Greens + Water = Composting Basics Composting is natures way to recycle organic matter. The general process of composting is to break down solid waste to its simplest parts. This results in high-carbon,[…]

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Waste Classification | Greensutra | India

Waste Classification: Definitions and Types

Waste Classification is the first and most important step for Recycling, Reusing and Reducing. Almost every activity results in the generation of solid waste. India is one of the largest waste generator in the world.[…]

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Waste Segregation | Greensutra

Start Waste Segregation at Source

Waste segregation reduces 250-tonne of garbage dump. On 18 July 2017, MCGM (Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) in its circular, set a deadline of 2 October 2017 directing all respective wards to process waste by[…]

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